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Paul Gauguin Te Avae No Maria (The Month of Mary), 1899

Paul Gauguin Te Avae No Maria (The Month of Mary), 1899, oil on canvas, 96 x 74.5cm © The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, 2002

Gauguin to Matisse: French Masterpieces from Russia's Hermitage Museum

October 12, 2002 to January 5, 2003

EXHIBITION OVERVIEW

This exhibition, drawn from one of the largest and finest collections of Modern French art in the world, unites 75 of the most celebrated masterpieces by artists such as Cézanne, Gauguin, Matisse and Picasso.

Most of the works in the exhibition were purchased by Russian merchants Sergei Shchukin and Ivan Morozov, who began acquiring Post-Impressionist paintings around 1904. Their paintings and sculptures now form the cornerstone of the State Hermitage Museum’s celebrated Modern collection.

Gauguin to Matisse: French Masterpieces from Russia's Hermitage Museum, is the second of a four-exhibition partnership between the Hermitage Museum and the AGO.


This exhibition is organized by the

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, and the State Hermitage Museum, Russia, in association with the 

Lead Sponsor:

 Associate Sponsor:

This exhibition has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Culture 

Supported by the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canada Traveling Exhibitions Indemnification Program

 

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